CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to the CCA Foundation

Established in 1985, the Community College of Aurora Foundation (the “Foundation”) is governed by a voluntary board of directors.  The Foundation’s stated mission is to “build financial and public support for the Community College of Aurora” and its stated goals are to:

    •    Provide financial support to the College and its students through effective fundraising
    •    Build public and business awareness of the College and the benefits it provides the community
    •    Provide community input and counsel to the College
    •    Effectively discharge its responsibilities of property holder and administrator


 
Giving to CCA

Your support makes an enormous difference in our students' lives, so thank you!  Checks should be made out to the CCA Foundation, or you can make a donation online. Property should be transferred to the CCA Foundation, and property should be sold in the name of the CCA Foundation.  If you need the CCA Foundation’s tax ID number, please contact the Foundation Office.

CCA Foundation Scholarships

The Community College of Aurora Foundation offers scholarships for a variety of students. Whether you have a 2.0 GPA or a 4.0, there are scholarships for you! Whether you are receiving money from the federal government through a Pell Grant, or you do not qualify for one, there are scholarships available. 

Go to CCA Foundation Scholarships 

Donate towards a CCA Foundation Scholarship 

News & Events

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Funding for local scholarships

    The CCA Foundation has en­tered into a partnership with The Nuñez Foundation to benefit local youth.

    The collaboration could double the number of stu­dents served by the Nuñez fam­ily, which has provided Aurora and Metro Denver high school seniors with more than $80,000 in scholarship and career development opportunities over the last decade.

  • All ages, levels welcome

    The Colorado Film School periodically holds open auditions, and coming up, there will be two different sessions (Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m./Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.) for actors of all levels and ages to put their talents on display.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

  • Simulation space debuts

    Trial was in session in early May at the newly opened courtroom inside the Center for Simulation, with CCA employees taking the stand, wedged inside the jury box, and an adjunct faculty member presiding as judge.

  • Aimed at STEM students

    Community College of Aurora has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy for a pilot project aimed at increasing the number of minority, low-income students prepared to earn degrees and certificates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college’s Equity in Excellence project that is studying gaps in African-American academic outcomes and presenting methodologies in an effort to improve them, has been asked to speak June 30 at The National Forum on Education Policy annual conference in Washington D.C.

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • Auditions Sept. 2-4

    Community College of Aurora’s featured fall stage production will be Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel.

    Play dates will be Nov. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 and 14 at 11 a.m., and Nov. 8 and 15 at 1 p.m. All shows will be held at the Larry D. Carter Theater on the CentreTech campus.

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